Dr Matt Greer

Matt Greer


  • Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon SJRH site, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Zone



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    Dr. Jo-Ann Talbot

    Jo-Ann Talbot, MD, FRCP EM


    • Site Academic Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint John, Horizon Health Network
    • Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
    • Clinical Associate Professor, Memorial University


    Dr. Talbot completed her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Royal Military College and worked as an aerospace engineer before joining the medical profession. She completed both her MD and her FRCP Emergency Medicine training at the University of Manitoba

    Academic EM Interests

    Dr Talbot loves the enthusiasm of medical education and is working with new technologies in teaching and distributive learning. She also has a special interest in teaching evidenced based clinical practice. She is a faculty member of the Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) group and is a tutor for the McMaster University Evidence Based Clinical Practice conference. Her research interests include knowledge translation and quality improvement. She belongs to the knowledge translation faculty of the Teaching Evidence Assimilation for Collaborative Healthcare (TEACH) workshop at the New York Academy of Medicine.

    Other Interests

    Jo-Ann enjoys spending time with friends and family engaged in many outdoor activities including (summer) biking, hiking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking and camping, (winter) skiing, snowboarding, skating, sledding and snowshoeing.  Saint John New Brunswick is a perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts where all of these activities can be found within 5 to 40 minutes of your front door.  Her hobbies include reading and photography.

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      Dr. Paul Atkinson

      Paul Atkinson BSc(Hons), MB BCh BAO, MA(Cantab), FRCPC(EM)


      • Clinical Academic Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Area
      • Assistant Dean Research, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
      • Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
      • Clinical Associate Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland
      • Deputy Editor, Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine
      • Past Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine Research Committee, Dalhousie University
      • Past Chair, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Research Committee
      • Past Chair, Provincial Research Subcommittee, New Brunswick Trauma Program
      • Tutor, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
      • Co-Director, Emergency Critical Care Ultrasound, Canada


      • The Queen’s University of Belfast, UK
      • Bachelor of Science (Physiology) with First Class Honours 1992
      • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Obstetrics, with Honours 1995


      • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians; MRCP (UK) 1998
      • Higher Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine, East of England (Cambridge) 1999-2004
      • Fellowship of the Faculty of Accident and Emergency Medicine (now The Royal College of Emergency Medicine);FFAEM (FCEM) 2003
      • Certificate in Focused Emergency Ultrasound (Royal College of Emergency Medicine) CFEU 2009
      • Master of Arts (Cambridge University) MA(Cantab) 2010
      • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (Emergency Medicine) 2015


      • “Best in Class” Award. Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, for preclinical teaching 2012
      • Grant Innes Award for Top Research Abstract, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians 2014
      • “Emergency Physician Teacher of the Year” 2015 (awarded by Family Medicine Residents, Saint John)
      • Dalhousie University Department of Emergency Medicine Top Research Award 2015
      • Dr. Ian Stiell Researcher of the Year Award, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, 2019

      Academic EM Interests

      Research, Point of Care Ultrasound, Trauma, Simulation, Medical Education, Healthcare Systems, Wellbeing, Critical Thinking


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      Other Interests
      Family, Hiking, Music, Being outside, preferably on or near water


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        Dr Andrew Lohoar

        Dr Andrew R Lohoar MD CCFP (EM) FCFP


        • Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Area
        • Infrastructure Lead, Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint John Regional Hospital
        • Assistant Professor, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University


        • MD Queen’s University, 1992
        • CCFP, 1994
        • CCFP (EM), 1998

        Academic EM Interests

        • Trauma, Point of care ultrasound, Occupational medicine

        Other Interests

        • Skiing, Running, Paddle-boarding 
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          Dr Chris Vaillancourt

          Christopher Alan Vaillancourt MD FCCFP(EM)


          1.  Emergency Physician, Saint John Regional Hospital Horizon Health Network

          2.  Undergraduate Medical coordinator DEM

          3.  Assistant Profession DEM Dalhousie University

          4.  Clinical Assistant Professor DEM Memorial University

          5.  Coordinator Skilled Clinician unit Med 1 and Med 2 Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick

          6.  Coordinator Med 1 and Med 2 Skilled ClinicianOSCE DMNB

          7.  Examiner for CCFP for the “Special Competency in Emergency Medicine”



          Biochimie, Universite d”Ottawa 1983-1986

          Medicine MD degree University of Ottawa 1990 distinction Cum Laude

          Family Medicine Residency Dalhousie University 1990-1992

          CCFP-EM exam 1996



          Cycling, hiking and skiing


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            Dr Paul Vanhoutte

            Paul Robert Vanhoutte, LRCP&SI, MB, BCh, BAO



            Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University, Department of Emergency Medicine

            Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine

            Physician Scheduler, Saint John Regional Emergency Department

            Academic Emergency Physician, Saint John Regional Hospital, Emergency Department

            Other Clinical Activities

            Drug Addiction/Pain Clinic Physician, Saint John, New Brunswick


            Dr. Paul Vanhoutte traveled to Ireland where he obtained his medical degree, followed by intern training in General Surgery/Internal Medicine at Beaumont Hospital, Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.

            He trained in the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota.

            Academic EM Interests

            Dr. Vanhoutte has an interest in trauma and specifically sports medicine. As an international student and traveler he has a passion for International Emergency Medicine. Dr Vanhoutte has an interest in Drug Addiction and Chronic Pain management.

            Other Interests

            Paul is a creative individual who enjoys cooking and has a talent for the design and coordination of home renovations. He is a world traveler who enjoys experiencing diverse cultures. He loves the game of soccer as a player and a fan. Paul also loves to attend live music events.


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